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Robert Hooke

Robert Hooke FRS was an English polymath active as a scientist and architect, who, using a microscope, was the first to visualize a micro-organism. An impoverished scientific inquirer in young adulthood, he found wealth and esteem by performing over half of the architectural surveys after London's great fire of 1666. Hooke was also a member of the Royal Society and since 1662 was its curator of experiments. Hooke was also Professor of Geometry at Gresham College... Read More

Born18 July 1635
Freshwater, Isle of Wight, England
Died3 March 1703 (aged 67)
London, England
FieldsPhysics and Biology


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